The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2350 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.48% 92.70% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1105 1470
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 171 208
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Games Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games Developer across the North West region.

Games Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Games Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games Developer across the North West region.

Games Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Games Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript